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Welcome to Lion’s Roar Dharma Center

Whether you are a newcomer to Buddhism or have been practicing for years, at Lion’s Roar we like to say that we are all beginners. Lion’s Roar programs are designed to provide personally tailored teachings for the Western student within a global community. Buddhist teachings at Lion’s Roar are especially designed for people with daily work, school and family commitments. Whether you are interested in simple calm-abiding meditation or more advanced Buddhist teachings there is a class or program just for you. It’s okay to just drop in. No need to be a member or a buddhist to participate. Come as you are and show up!

Support Sacramento Dharma!

Do you share Lion’s Roar’s vision and interest in creating an enlightened society and want to incorporate mindfulness and loving kindness principles into your own life?
Our programs designed to help support that role in the community.
We need and appreciate people’s support. All of our activities are provided by local contributions.
To make make a donation now, please click on the Donate button below.

If you would like to make a ongoing commitment to support and help fund community mindfulness classes and programs please check out our membership levels.

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First Steps

If you’re new to meditation or to Lion’s Roar, you can get started here for basic information and instruction.

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Our monthly newsletter shares what’s going on in our community, offers insight into Buddhist events and includes inspiring teachings from Lama Jinpa.

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Upcoming Events

Please join us for the events listed below.  Our members are there to welcome you, answer questions and provide encouragement.



Bodhisattva Vows and Medicine Buddha Empowerment

Taken from Jan. 5th, 2015 Monday Night Dharma Teaching ~ Lama Yeshe Jinpa Good evening. Some people requested that tonight I... Read More →

We Need to Just Quietly Sit

Most of Dharma is not formal yogi practice. Most of Dharma is about sharing healing energy to help others. Most... Read More →

Blessing Shinay Ling (Meditation Place)

On May 18, 2014 Lion’s Roar teachers, Lama Yeshe Jinpa and Geshe Damchoe, along with many members of Lion’s Roar... Read More →

This Week at Lion’s Roar

August 2, 2015 - August 8, 2015

Qi Gong Class

August 4, 2015 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
At Lion’s Roar Dharma Center

Mindfulness Meditation Support Group

August 4, 2015 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
At Lion’s Roar Dharma Center

Just Plain Sitting

August 5, 2015 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
At Lion’s Roar Dharma Center

Chair Yoga with East Sac Yoga

August 6, 2015 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
At Lion’s Roar Dharma Center

East Sac Yoga with Sandi

August 6, 2015 at 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
At Lion’s Roar Dharma Center

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